This product is a video viewing guide to a short, but amazing video called “How Wolves Change Rivers.” This guide will turn a 4-minute video into a whole class lesson that your students won’t soon forget! Get your students thinking and talking about ecosystems, biotic relationships and the impact of humans on the environment by watching the video and completing the viewing guide.
What’s Included in Your Download
The viewing guide starts off with a Think/Pair/Share pre-viewing question about students’ perceptions of wolves. Other questions and a data table ask students to examine the specific impact of wolves’ return to Yellowstone. There is an essay question at the end for a longer writing assignment.
The article contains general information about wolves. Analysis questions will help students understand how wolves survive in their habitats.
I’ve had some great class discussions after students watch this video and complete the guide! I especially love how it transforms their thinking about wolves and the general place of predators in the ecosystem.
The video is produced by Sustainable Humans and is easily accessed on their webpage or on Youtube.
“My students love this video! The guided notes were a great way for students to keep on topic and guided the class toward great discussions about interactions within ecosystems.”
If you like this viewing guide, you may also like my guide to “How Whales Change Climate”, also produced by Sustainable Human. Click here to see this product.